Affordable Housing

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New Research Finds Bay Area Needs $9.7 Billion to 'Unlock' 40,000 Affordable Homes in Predevelopment Pipeline

News Release

Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise) and the Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA) today released the Bay Area Affordable Housing Pipeline 2024 Report, which analyzes affordable housing

Thursday Metro Talks Features Documentary "Re-Entrification"

News Story

"Re-Entrification" is a feature-length documentary film that tells the story of residents that have been displaced from their homes due to high cost of living.

State HCD Announces Fair Housing Survey

News Story

As part of the California Department of Housing and Community Development's effort to update the fair housing plan, the agency is conducting a Community Needs Assessment survey to establish community

BAHFA Advisory Committee Recommends Placing Housing Bond on 2024 Ballot

News Story

The Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA)'s Advisory Committee today adopted a resolution recommending that the ABAG Executive Board and the BAHFA Board submit for consideration by voters in all

2023 Milestones Highlight BAHFA’s Work to Ease Housing Crisis

News Story

ABAG's affiliate, the Bay Area Housing Finance Authority, this year reached several important milestones as it accelerated its efforts to deliver lasting solutions to the Bay Area’s longstanding

BAHFA Works to Keep South Bay Apartment Complex Affordable

News Story

The Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA) recently collaborated with New York City-based Jonathan Rose Cos. and its nonprofit partner, Pacific Housing, to keep San Jose's The Grove apartments

BAHFA Awards $5 million to Help Napa County Seniors Avoid Homelessness

News Story

The Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA) is launching its first homelessness prevention program with an award of $5 million to Napa County to administer a pilot program focused on extremely low

BAHFA Makes First Capital Commitment to Spur Housing Construction

News Story

ABAG's and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission's (MTC's) Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA) affiliate last week launched its first loan program to promote the construction of affordable

Bay Area Housing Finance Authority wins Housing Heroes Award

News Story

The Bay Area Housing Finance Authority (BAHFA) received a Housing Heroes Award from the Housing Action Coalition this month in honor of the initiative’s innovative set of funding and finance tools—

Governor Signs Bill Bolstering Bay Area Housing Finance Authority

News Story

Governor Newsom on Wednesday signed Assembly Bill 1319, an MTC- and ABAG-sponsored bill by East Bay Assemblymember Buffy Wicks that will ensure the Bay Area can capitalize on future voter-approved


2024 Bay Area Regional Housing Bond: Affordable Housing Production
Housing_Bond_Affordable_Housing_Production.pdf (107.53 KB)
AB 2011 Affordable Project Application Checklist
AB-2011-Affordable-Project-Application-Checklist.docx (44.04 KB)
AB 2011 and SB 6 Presentation for Elected Officials
AB-2011-and-SB-6-Presentation-for-Elected-Officials.pptx (640.86 KB)
Missing Middle Work Group Session 3: Making Middle Housing Happen
Missing-Middle-Work-Group-Session-3-Zoning-for-Missing-Middle-Presentation-1.pdf (23.32 MB)
AFFH Deep Dive Webinar - July
AFFH July Webinar_7.13.21.pdf (18.92 MB)